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COVID-19: Information for occupational health staff

Published 11 May 2020
Written by
Elisabeth Eades
OH Advisor, National Police Wellbeing Service
Reading time
10 mins

On this page we have collated a list of relevant information and signposting that may be of relevance for any occupational health staff within policing.

Learning from the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy (CIDRAP)

The first item of interest is from CIDRAP – The future of the COVID-19 pandemic: Lessons learned from pandemic influenza.

Assessing vulnerability to COVID-19 infection

The government has issued guidance about staying at home and away from other people to stop the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). In addition, guidance has been provided for people who are considered to be at high risk from coronavirus (clinically extremely vulnerable) and for people at moderate risk (clinically vulnerable). Many people remain unsure about whether they should return to work and under what circumstances. Occupational health practitioners may be asked to advise.